Research Technician in Pig Science

Leeds, United Kingdom
£17,682 to £19,133 p.a.
Tuesday, 5 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 13 December 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you looking for a career in pig science? Would you like to work in a team based at the farm facilities of one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

The Faculty of Biological Sciences requires a research technician, to work on their pig research projects, based at University of Leeds Farms.  You will work as part of a research team and will be involved in pig husbandry, data collection and monitoring of research trials and administrative duties relevant to the post.  

To apply for this role you be educated to GCSE level or have equivalent qualifications. You will also be experienced in the handling and husbandry of pigs or other large livestock. As well as having experience of working in a farm environment, with the aptitude to complete technically challenging tasks, with care and precision.

The University of Leeds and the Faculty of Biological Sciences are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offer a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN (the national body that promotes gender equality in higher education), and the Faculty of Biological Sciences was reawarded a Bronze award in 2017.  We are proud to be an inclusive Faculty that values all staff, and are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. Our Athena SWAN webpage provides more information. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Jennie Hibbard, Area Coordinator,

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3035, Email:

Location:     University of Leeds Role - Working off campus
Faculty/Service:     Faculty of Biological Sciences
School/Institute:     School of Biology
Category:     Technical Support
Grade:     Grade 3
Salary:     £17,682 to £19,133 p.a.
Post Type:     Full Time
Contract Type:     Fixed Term (12 Months)
Closing Date:     Wednesday 13 November 2019
Downloads:     Candidate Brief